If you’re like most people, you may be thinking of the resolutions you’ll set for 2015. Perhaps you want to lose five pounds or boost your sales by ten percent. The resolutions or goals you set at the beginning of the year can set the tone for the rest of the year. Make 2015 your most successful year yet by including these five resolutions to your list.
I will set measurable goals for my business. The key term here is ‘measurable.’ Measurable goals make it easy to track your progress so that you can always see how close you are to reaching them. They also make it easier to change course if unexpected circumstances arise that prevent you from reaching your goals temporarily. And, the best benefit—setting measurable goals will help to keep you motivated to achieve your goals.
I will take charge of my finances. Financial freedom is within reach with a bit of time, patience and discipline. The first step is to commit to getting out of debt so that you can keep more of what you earn. Make this the year that you make it happen! Create a budget for your home and business and stick to it. Pay down your debts, starting with the credit card with the highest interest rate. If you don’t have much debt, look into ways to invest your money so that it can work for you. Referral Maker® real estate CRM makes it easy to keep track of your finances. Easily input your expenses and see graphs of where your money is going.
I will improve my health. Every year, millions of people resolve to get healthier in the New Year, only to stop going the gym by March. Part of the problem is that we create vague goals and don’t create a plan. We say, “I’m going to lose weight this year” instead of saying, “I’m going to lose 10 pounds by going to the gym three times a week, drinking three more glasses of water each day and starting my day with a healthy green shake.” Your health is important to your success. A healthy body gives you the energy you need to thrive each day. Starting your day the healthy way—with a healthy breakfast, 30 minutes of exercise, etc.—sets you up to succeed during the day.
I will make time for the important people in my life. Many of us say we want to spend more time with our spouses, children or other loved ones but become so caught up with work that we put our most important relationships on the backburner. It’s possible to have a successful business and still make time for your closest relationships. It’s all about prioritizing your schedule. At the beginning of the year, block off a week or two for a family vacation, mark your children’s sports games or school plays as well as birthdays and anniversaries and don’t make appointments during those times or days.
I will commit to learning and professional development. The difference between an agent and a true professional lies in the commitment to learning. Pros seek out opportunities to learn and grow professionally through classes, seminars and real estate events, such as Brian Buffini’s Success Tour. Make it a goal to read an inspirational or business-related book a week, and attend at least one real estate event (Brian Buffini’s Success Tour is stopping in six locations across North American in 2015 hint, hint).
Referral Maker CRM can help you stay on track to reach your goals. Not only will it help you set measurable goals for your life and business, it will also help you track your progress to ensure that you reach them. Visit Referral Maker for more information and to start your 30-day free trial.